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Submission Number: 4193
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Contact Information

No PCAT required.
Office of Student Affairs
3900 University Blvd WTB 120
Tyler
Texas
75799-6600
United States
Texas
  • Name: Patty Bell
    Title: Student Affairs Coordinator
    Office: Office of Student Affairs, WT Brookshire Hall, Room 120
    Phone (Work): 903-566-6128
    Email: pbell@uttyler.edu

Program Application Deadline

March 1, 2021
No

Program Information

Full Accreditation
  • None
Yes
Public
No
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 2 - 4
Not Required
No

Last Entering Class

75

Upcoming Entering Class

50
0

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

No
No

Program Description

THE BEN AND MAYTEE FISCH COLLEGE OF PHARMACY The Fisch College of Pharmacy is housed in the W.T. Brookshire Hall, a state-of-the-art building, specifically designed to encourage student-faculty interaction, support our innovative teaching, and includes a variety of student-centered study spaces. The College uses Team-Based Learning (TBL) as our primary teaching/learning method. In TBL, students are accountable for learning fundamental concepts outside the classroom and applying these in class to solve real-world problems. For more information: https://www.uttyler.edu/pharmacy

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.5
N/A
66
36

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Chemistry Chemistry I (inorganic) with lab 4
Chemistry Chemistry II (inorganic) with lab 4
Biology/Biological Science General Biology I with lab for science majors 4
Biology/Biological Science General Biology II with lab for science majors 4
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Fundamentals of Speech 3
Microbiology Microbiology with lab for science majors 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I with lab 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II with lab 4
Math Calculus I 3
Anatomy & Physiology Human Anatomy and Physiology I with lab 4
Anatomy & Physiology Human Anatomy and Physiology II with lab 4
May 31, 2021 unless approval for summer coursework obtained from the Office of Student Affairs
PHARMACY PREREQUISITES
* Pharmacy prerequisites: All prerequisite coursework must be completed by end of Spring term prior to Fall admission. Requests for summer coursework are reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the Office of Student Affairs.
* Prerequisite Coursework: Check specific requirements and maximum allowable time elapsed since course at: http://www.uttyler.edu/pharmacy/admissions/prerequisites.php
* Exemption Requests: http://www.uttyler.edu/pharmacy/admissions/prerequisites.php

TEXAS CORE CURRICULUM COURSES
* The Texas Core Curriculum describes the general education requirements for all college students in Texas. Applicants who already have/will have a bachelor's degree (or higher) prior to entering the Pharm.D. program are not required to complete the Texas Core Curriculum. Additional information on the Texas Core Curriculum and specific coursework are available at http://www.uttyler.edu/pharmacy/admissions/core.php.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

Yes
No
The Supplemental Application is embedded into PharmCAS as a section called "Additional Questions". If you have any questions regarding this, please contact us at pharmacyadmissions@uttyler.edu

PCAT and Other Tests

Not Required or Considered
N/A
No

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Three (3)
  • Clergy: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Politician: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: NOT ACCEPTED
Not accepted
Not Accepted
Letters of reference must be sent to PharmCAS by the application deadline. Letters from pharmacists with whom the candidate has had a working relationship, current, and past supervisors, and/or college faculty are strongly encouraged. Letters from family, friends, and business acquaintances will not be considered for admissions purposes.

Residency

No
No

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, US Temporary Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Foreign (non-US) Citizens, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
International applicants are considered to be those candidates who are not US citizens and not lawful permanent residents. International applicants may be considered for admission and may have additional requirements. The Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) requires all pharmacy students to submit a Social Security Number (SSN) when applying for their pharmacy intern license. Social security numbers are available to all US citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents, and aliens who are authorized to work in the US. In order to obtain an SSN, the international applicant must be able to work within the US when the first professional year starts. Applicants with an F or J visa may be considered for admission to the Pharm.D. program. Applicants must also be eligible to work within the US and obtain a Social Security Number.
Yes
International students may be required to provide evidence of English proficiency. The TOEFL (or other assessments) must be completed within 2 years of expected entry into the program. See http://www.uttyler.edu/graduate/intl/intl-admissions/intl-proof-of-english-proficiency.php for more information regarding the TOEFL and other English Proficiency Assessments.

Interviews

Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
The College of Pharmacy uses the Multiple Mini-Interview format for the on-site interviews. Interviews include a variety of assessments, such as group exercises, a math assessment, and a writing assessment. For more information: https://www.uttyler.edu/pharmacy/admissions/

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
The admissions deposit is $200. When students start the PharmD program, the admissions deposit is applied to the first-semester tuition.
  • August 24, 2020
Participation in JumpStart during the summer before matriculation is expected for new students. Required orientation programming occurs the week prior to the start of classes for all PharmD students. CPR certification is provided during orientation.
No

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
Yes